1. Chicago – March 27-29
The 1920s are roaring with hot jazz and cold-blooded killers in this sultry and exciting musical. Call for times and ticket prices. ASU Gammage Auditorium, 1200 S. Forest Ave., Tempe, asugammage.com, 480-965-3434.
2. Celebrity Fight Night – March 28
Reba McEntire emcees this star-studded evening in honor of Muhammad Ali, which attracts celebrities and athletes from across the country. The gala features a live auction and performances by many of today's brightest stars, including Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson, Josh Groban and Ronnie Dunn. Proceeds benefit the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological Institute and other charities. 5 p.m. $2,000-$5,000. JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, 5350 E. Marriott Dr., Phoenix, celebrityfightnight.org, 602-956-1121.
3. Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony – March 30
The star-studded soiree is presented by the Scottsdale Culinary Festival and the Scottsdale League for the Arts. This year's tickets will be available to the general public for $25. The ceremony will recognize 2015's best chef, restaurateur, and beverage master. All of last year's recipients will present the award to 2015's culinary tastemakers. Small bites will be provided by each of the 2014 Culinary Hall of Fame recipients for those in attendance. Winners will be presented with their own Ed Mell-designed trophy that has been given to each inductee over the 24-year history, and $500 will be donated to the charitable organization of their choosing. An electoral kitchen including chefs, mixologists, media, farmers, organization leaders and board members will vote for this year's inductees. 6:30 p.m. $25 per person. Livewire, 7320 East Indian Plaza, Scottsdale, scottsdalefest.org
4. The Hit Men – March 28
Featuring former stars of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, this group takes an unforgettable look back through rock 'n' roll history with an evening of solid-gold hits. 8 p.m. $29-$59. Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. Second St., Scottsdale, scottsdaleperformingarts.org, 480-499-TKTS.
5. Paul Williams – March 28
Recognized as one of America's most prolific and gifted lyricists and composers, Williams' standards have been recorded by such diverse musical icons as Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Ella Fitzgerald and Ray Charles. 7:30 p.m. $48-$68. Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler, chandlercenter.org, 480-782-2680.
6. Encanto-Palmcroft Home Tour – March 29
Ten homes are showcased, plus a street fair with live music, vintage car show, food from local restaurants and food trucks, and arts and crafts. Many of the estate-like homes were built in the 1920s and '30s, with architectural styles including Spanish Colonial, Tudor Revival and Ranch. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $18, advance; $20, day of event. Parking and shuttle service at Phoenix College, 1202 W. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, encantopalmcroft.org, 480-842-1601.
7. Royal Baby Shower – March 28
Celebrate the impending birth of Prince William and Princess Kate's second child with tea sandwiches, scones, petite fours, tea and a "royal" goody bag. Guests are encouraged to bring gifts for new mothers and newborns, to be donated to the UMOM New Day Center in Phoenix. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $45. English Rose Tea Room, 201 Easy St., Carefree, carefreetea.com, 480-488-4812.
8. Arizona Rattlers – March 28
Fresh on the heels of a third consecutive Arena Bowl championship, the team returns to the field eager to continue its dynasty with an opening-game matchup against the Spokane Shock. 6 p.m. kickoff. Call for ticket prices. US Airways Center, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, azrattlers.com, 602-514-TDTD
9. Southwest Maker Fest – March 28
This second-annual festival includes exhibits, workshops and demonstrations by inventors, artists and makers of every kind. Noon-8 p.m. Free. Main Street, downtown Mesa, southwestmakerfest.com.
10. OrigiNation – March 29
Celebrating indigenous cultures of Arizona, Spain and Portugal, this festival features music, dance, arts and crafts, children's art activities, and native-inspired food and beverages. Noon-4 p.m. Free. Outdoors next to Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. Second St., Scottsdale, scottsdaleperformingarts.org, 480-499-TKTS.